Asparagus officinalis 'Mary Washington'
- » Produces sweet, nutty flavor and nutritious 10 inch spears
- » Sandy soil, plant in trench 6-10 inches deep, spacing 12-18 inches about 2 weeks before last frost
- » Don't harvest the 1st year, then lightly harvest the 2nd year for a few weeks
Heavy feeder, use an all-natural fertilizer like Dr. Earth Veggie mix twice a year, when plants are just emerging and after final harvest. Extra-long cutting period